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18.02 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
African Union Council condemns exploitation Saharawi resourcesic_atwoodachiever_namibia16_610.jpg"A hostile act likely to perpetuate the conflict and colonialism in Western Sahara". The Peace and Security Council of the African Union reiterates its position on the illegal exploitaiton of Western Sahara's natural resources.
22.01 - 2016.   Category: Archive 2016
Luxembourg pension fund bins Kosmos and Cairn over Western Saharaic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgThe Luxembourg government fund has blacklisted the American oil company Kosmos Energy and its Scottish partner Cairn Energy due to "association to illegal exploitation of natural resources (Western Sahara)".
21.12 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Total has left occupied Western Saharaic_total_610.jpgThe French multinational oil company has announced that it is no longer pursuing oil search offshore Western Sahara. "More good news for the Saharawi people. We urge the remaining oil companies to follow suit", stated WSRW.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got more time? Take it to the street ... and to the owners.ic_6474zaragoza_1_610_200.jpgNaming and shaming the involved companies is completely justified - whether it is out on the street, or in the offices of their shareholders.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got 10 minutes? The involved companies are led by people with names and addresses. Share your concerns with them.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Got 5 minutes? Get going on social media!Social media activism has been known to spread into real change. Help create awareness - the crucial first step to change.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 5: "We are not engaged in politics"Oil companies looking for oil in Western Sahara will say that their operations should not be viewed as a political act. However, the oil industry in Western Sahara is about as political as it can get.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 4: "Oil exploration and exploitation support the UN peace process"
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 3: "Our work will be to the benefit of the local populations"This common element in the discourse of all involved oil companies hinges on a misinterpretation of international law, and of the Makhzen control over economical activities in Morocco.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 2: “We're talking to the local populations"Even though the Saharawi people have an internationally recognized right to self-determination – the right to decide about the land and its resources – oil companies have become quite creative in completely ignoring that right, while making it appear as if they’re doing the opposite.
06.11 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Lie 1: "Oil exploration in Western Sahara is perfectly lawful"The companies that are operating in Western Sahara under an oil exploration licence granted by the Moroccan government, will go out of their way to stress the legality of their activities.
20.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Saharawi refugees protest San Leon Energy's plunder plansic_sanleon6_610.jpgIrish company is to drill for occupying power Morocco. Saharawi refugees who were forcibly displaced following the occupation, protest their plans.
13.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
San Leon Energy to drill in occupied territory ic_sanleon_elaaiun_2015.jpgThe UK/Irish company San Leon is planning to drill in Western Sahara in a few weeks from now, even though UN says further exploration is illegal. WSRW condemns the plans.
Read also: Western Sahara is part of Morocco, San Leon states before drilling

13.07 - 2015.   Category: Archive 2015
Western Sahara is part of Morocco, San Leon states before drillingic_protest_irish_oil_firms_610.jpgIrish/UK oil company San Leon Energy stated to Irish media today that next month's drilling is located in "Moroccan Southern Provices". Only one government in the world labels the occupied territory in similar way: Morocco. Irish lawyers warn of legal steps.

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Morocco occupies the major part of its neighbouring country, Western Sahara. Entering into business deals with Moroccan companies or authorities in the occupied territories gives an impression of political legitimacy to the occupation. It also gives job opportunities to Moroccan settlers and income to the Moroccan government. Western Sahara Resource Watch demands foreign companies leave Western Sahara until a solution to the conflict is found.
Stand up for the Gdeim Izik 25!


Leading activists from Western Sahara are condemned to sentences ranging from 20 years to life imprisonment in connection to a mass protest in 2010 denouncing the Saharawi people’s social and economic marginalization in their occupied land; the Gdeim Izik protest camp.
Support Western Sahara Resource Watch


Help us to protect the natural resources of Western Sahara for the Saharawi people. Support our work by making a donation.
Report: Moroccan green energy used for plunder


At COP22, beware of what you read about Morocco’s renewable energy efforts. An increasing part of the projects take place in the occupied territory of Western Sahara and is used for mineral plunder, new WSRW report documents.
The Western Sahara oil curse


Big oil’s interest in occupied Western Sahara has taken a dramatic turn for the worse. Some companies are now drilling, in complete disregard of international law and the Saharawi people’s rights. Here’s what you need to know. News Archive 2017 News Archive 2016 News Archive 2015 News Archive 2014 News Archive 2013 News Archive 2012 News Archive 2011 News Archive 2010 News Archive 2009 News Archive 2008 News Archive 2007 News Archive 2004-2006

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